Air Care Alliance (The Air Care Alliance is a nationwide league of humanitarian flying organizations dedicated to community service. This document is intended to introduce you to us and to all the groups we list whose activities involve public benefit flying for health care, patient transport, and other missions of public service.)

THE ANGEL FLIGHT AMERICA NETWORK (The Angel Flight America Network includes a nationwide integrated regional network of six professionally operated, non-profit Angel Flight Volunteer Pilot Organizations (AFVPOs).  All work together to provide "seamless" and fully coordinated medical air travel for qualified patients and family members normally up to 900 or 1,000 miles distance.  No-cost transportation is provided by volunteer pilots flying their own aircraft just the same as when they fly trips with their own families or business associates.  There are approximately 4,000 volunteer pilots involved in this national network and during 1999 this network flew in excess of 6,500 patients PLUS patient family members in complete safety.  All Angel Flight America regional organizations can be reached 24/7/365 and function solely for the benefit of patients needing travel assistance.  Referral to the correct region is best done by calling the National Patient Travel HELPLINE at 1-800-296-1217)

Health and Aviation Charities  (links to key health and aviation charities)


MERCY MEDICAL AIRLIFT (MMA) (MERCY MEDICAL AIRLIFT (MMA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving people in situations of compelling human need through the provision of charitable air transportation. MMA is totally supported through charitable giving and the services of volunteer pilots and office assistants. MMA's mission is to facilitate a charitable means of long distance medical air transport for all medically indigent, low-income and financially vulnerable patients in our society thereby ensuring equal access to distant specialized medical treatment or to appropriate facilities and settings for continuing care.)

National Patient Travel Center (This web site is a service of the National Patient Travel Center - the facility housing all the programs of Mercy Medical Airlift - a national charity.  The Center is in Virginia Beach, Virginia and provides a variety of services to those seeking a way to travel long-distances for specialized medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.)